Persistent pain following inguinal hernia repairs is a significant problem. Marsden reported a series of 939 inguinal hernia repairs in which 2.8% of patients still suffered significant wound pain at 1 year and 1.4% were substantially disabled at 3 years. Entrapment of the ilioinguinal or the iliohypogastric nerves may be caused by suture placement, tendinous bands, fibrous adhesions, or neuroma formation.
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